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June 7th, 2021
OTs ‘well positioned for ministerial engagement with UK’- Dr the Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Overseas Territories (OTs) of the United Kingdom (UK) are well positioned for ministerial engagement with the UK later this year, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said.

April 9th, 2021
‘Majority’ of BVIPA’s fee hike postponed until 2022- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has disclosed that the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) did not follow the recommendations of Cabinet, such as having public consultations, before implementing a new fee structure and said a majority of the new fees will be postponed until next year.

April 6th, 2021
HoA Sitting for this week postponed

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), Honourable Julian Willock has postponed the HoA sitting scheduled for Thursday, April 8, 2021.

March 19th, 2021
New Police Act will give RVIPF ‘teeth’ in DNA, detainments – CoP Matthews

WICKHAM'S CAY 1, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews is pleased that the proposed modernisation of the Police Act, which has already received its First Reading in the House of Assembly (HoA), will give the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) ‘teeth’ in crucial areas, such as in the collection of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).

December 2nd, 2020
Is the VI (British) ready for Independence?

Edgar Leonard

United Nations (UN) Charter XI defined Non-Self-Governing Territories (NSGT) as territories whose people have yet to attain a full measure of self-government.

October 29th, 2020
Opposition Leader slams Gov't’s reopening protocols as ‘impractical’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has labelled the recently released protocols for reopening of the Virgin Islands to tourists as impractical.

October 2nd, 2020
Opposition to hold office hours on Sister Islands for ‘broader engagement’ – Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has announced that the Opposition Members will be expanding their reach to the Sister Islands.

July 22nd, 2019
Tweaked ‘Fast Track’ initiative resumes July 24, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The controversial, 'Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme' aka the ‘Fast Track’ initiative let by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been tweaked and is back on track for its Wednesday, July 24, 2019, relaunch.

July 19th, 2019
Higher standards needed for persons seeking to become teachers – Dr Wheatley

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, SA- Minister for Education, Culture, Agriculture, Fisheries, Sports, and Youth Affairs, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has told education officials and other stakeholders from across the region that there needs to be a higher threshold set for persons seeking to enter the teaching profession, according to Guyana media house, I-News, on July 18, 2019.

May 15th, 2019
Petition seeks to remove Immigration & Passport Act amendment from Order Paper

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A petition calling for the removal of the Amendments to the Immigration and Passport Act on the Order Paper for the Friday May 17, 2019 House of Assembly (HoA) has been started.

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